Definition of orthokinetic in English:

orthokinetic

adjective

  • 1Chemistry
    Designating coagulation, aggregation, or flocculation of colloidal particles occurring as a result of velocity gradients in a fluid.

  • 2Biology
    Of, relating to, or displaying orthokinesis.

Pronunciation

orthokinetic

/ˌɔːθəʊkɪˈnɛtɪk/ /ˌɔːθəʊkʌɪˈnɛtɪk/

Origin

1920s; earliest use found in Chemical Abstracts. From ortho- + kinetic, after German orthokinetisch.